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horrible headline for the nfl in a week. tonight, that lineman for the cowboys, josh brent, is under arrest. his teammate, jerry brown, who was in the car with him, died in the accident. one week to the day of the murder-suicide involving jovan belcher. this evening, newly-released surveillance video of him. john schriffen on both cases. he begins here with the new arrest. >> reporter: a late night of drinking and driving leads to the death of a dallas cowboys player. his teammate now under arrest, charged with manslaughter while intoxicated. 24-year-old josh brent, a defensive lineman, was speeding down a service road in irving, texas, when his vehicle hit a curb, flipped over, killing the passenger, 25-year-old linebacker jerry brown. >> when the officers arrived on the scene, mr. brent was dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> reporter: this comes one week after kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher killed his girlfriend, kasandra perkins, before turning the gun on himself at the team's practice facility. >> you were visiting somebody at these apar
the nfl is mourning the loss of one of its players. the dallas cowboys josh brent will be in court this morning. he flipped his car early saturday morning that killed a teammate. we're hearing from brent for the first time this morning. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: police say that dallas cowboys player josh brent was speeding down this road, just after 2:00 a.m., when his mercedes crashed, flipped and caught fire. in the passenger seat, his teammate, jerry brown. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing -- or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> brent was given and failed field sobriety tests. brown was rushed to a hospital where he died. >> once the officers learned that brown had passed away then mr. price-brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> on behalf of josh, a tremendous loss to him. this was like losing a little brother. >> reporter: it's not the first time that brent has been charged with drinking and driving. he was arrested in college and sentenced to 60 days behind bars. from his jail cell overnight he relea
-old brown was a passenger driven by cowboys' teammate josh brent. police arrested and booked the 24-year-old brent, a defensive lineman into the irving city jail on one count of intoxicating manslaughter. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so mr. price brent was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. after he performed those tests along with our officers' observations and the conversations they had with him, he was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. >> reporter: the dallas cowboys learned of the death of one teammate and the arrest of another before they boarded a flight to cincinnati where they'll play the bengals on sunday. team owner jerry jones issue add statement that read, we are deeply saddened by the news of this accident and the passing of jerry brown. at this time our hearts and prayers and deepest sympathies are with the members of jerry's family and all of those who knew him and loved him. one week ago, the nfl was shaken by the death of kansas city linebacker jovan belcher who shot and killed his girlfr
tragedy. jerry brown has been killed in a car accident. he was riding in a car driven by josh brent. police think alcohol was involved, and he says after hitting a curb at a high speed, their car travelled nearly 900 feet. take a listen. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so he was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. based on performance in those tests, along with our officers observations, and the conversations they had with him, he was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. >> he has been arrested on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter. a second degree felony charge. he could face a sentence from two to 20 years. a update now, new video released by the kansas city police show jovan belcher hours before he apparently killed his girlfriend and then himself. the first dash cam video you see here shows police catching to belcher. he was not arrested, and he told police he was going to an apartment to the see a woman. listen to what police told him. >> you live right here? then you need to just go upstairs, dude
was skilled on saturday. the 25-year-old was a passenger in a car driving by his teammate, josh brent. police arrested and booked the lineman into the irving city jail on one count of intoxication manslaughter. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so mr. brent was asked to perform from field sobriety tests. after he performed them, and after conversations they had with him, he was placed under arrest. >> the dallas cowboys learned about the death of one teammate, and the arrest of another, before they boarded a night to cincinnati. jer jer jer jerry jones issued a statement saying we're deeply saddened by in incident. our hearts and thoughts are with jerry's family and those who knew and loved him. one week ago, the nfl was smhakn by the death of jovan belcher. >> jovan is a member of the family, what we did, we didn't like, but he is still a member of our family. and when you go out in society, and things like this happen in society, because they do happen in society, you don't see people throwing the family members out the door, you know? th
. >> defensive lineman josh brent been charged with intoxication manslaughter after an accident that killed his teammate, jerry brown. officers say it appears brent's vehicle was going at a high rate of speed when it hit a curve, causing it to overturn. the accident happened around 2:20 a.m., a few hours before brent was supposed to be on a team flight to cincinnati. >> we have two different groups of investigators working together but it takes time to retrace where they were, how long they were there, people that may have seen them beforehand. >> investigators say jerry brown was a passenger in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the hospital. the 25-year-old signed to the cowboys in october. cowboys owner jerry jones released a statement saying the team is deeply saddened by the accident and brown's death. josh brent was arrested and pleaded guilty to d.u.i. charges in 2009. >> we are getting a better picture of what happened the morning kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher shot and killed his girlfriend, then himself. missouri police released dash cam video from their police car sh
in the nfl tonight. >> how nose tackle josh brent was arrest this morning. >> jovan belcher was supposed to be taking the field tonight for the chiefs. that's not going to happen. police say that jovan belcher killed his girlfriend and then himself in front of koemps. >> what a rough weekend for nfl. the nfl commissioner is on to cover of time magazine. the question is, can roger goodell save the nfl? george, will, are the pressures of pro football worth our cheers? >> it may be a guilty pleasure the way boxing now is, we don't look at boxing the way we used to, because we know what's happening to brain trauma. in 1980, three nfl players weighed more than 300 pounds. 2011, 352 over 300 pounds. football is played basically within ten yards on other side of the line of scrimmage. these big men are quick as cats. the kinetic energy is such, the body is simply not made for it. last year, 31 of 32 nfl offensive lines averaged more than 300 pounds. i don't think the body is made for it. i think these men are paying a serious price. >> we went to the super bowl in 2013, i'm never going to run f
. and charging josh brent with intoxication manslaughter, saying he was driving drunk yesterday morning and allegedly speeding when he hit the curb, flipped once and jerry brown, passenger, was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. and the prank call to the kate middleton's hospital is under investigation. the nurse killed herself after she was duped by two dj's thinking that the queen was calling. and the dj's have been suspended indefinitely and the radio station will review the policies and cooperate with any investigation. and it's all pray and no play. the controversial ground zero mosque a cultural center is now an empty space with no community programs and worshippers gather at the site for prayer services and that's the only activity. last year, the power company con-edson which owns half threatened to evict because of unpaid back rent. clayton, favorite of the day. >> clayton: the twinkies, and ding-dongs and ho ho. a massachusetts man wants to save hostess. he sent a four page handwritten letter and he said i'm not typing it. no, i love hostess so much i'm writing it out
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